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Sprinting legend Bolt tests positive for coronavirus Sprinting legend Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

Sprinting legend Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

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Bolt celebrating turning 34 last week with a birthday party in JamaicaSprinting legend Usain Bolt has tested positive for coronavirus.”The Covid test was positive, but Usain is not showing any symptoms,” Bolt’s agent Ricky Simms told CNN in an email.Bolt, who retired in 2017, won eight Olympic and 11 world titles in a glittering career…

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Coronavirus: Arrests at Australia anti-lockdown protests Coronavirus: Arrests at Australia anti-lockdown protests

Coronavirus: Arrests at Australia anti-lockdown protests

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Publishedduration5 Septembermedia captionThere were scuffles between protesters and police at the eventAustralian police have made dozens of arrests amid anti-lockdown protests attended by hundreds nationwide.In Melbourne, the centre of Australia’s outbreak, about 300 people marched in defiance of tough measures that have been in place for a month.Other protests took place in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide…

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Coronavirus Doctor explains why Canada is hedging its bets when it comes to a coronavirus vaccine – CBC.ca Coronavirus Doctor explains why Canada is hedging its bets when it comes to a coronavirus vaccine – CBC.ca

Coronavirus Doctor explains why Canada is hedging its bets when it comes to a coronavirus vaccine – CBC.ca

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Canada has struck deals with four drug companies to procure a potential COVID-19 vaccine, but an infectious diseases specialist says it’s still too early to know what bet will be worth taking.Dr. Michael Gardam, an infectious disease physician, is medical director of infection prevention and control at Women’s College Hospital. (Craig Chivers/CBC)Listen6:28Transcript Canada has struck…

Coronavirus I tried Regina’s drive-thru COVID test site – CBC.ca Coronavirus I tried Regina’s drive-thru COVID test site – CBC.ca

Coronavirus I tried Regina’s drive-thru COVID test site – CBC.ca

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CBC Saskatchewan’s Bryan Eneas tried out Regina’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Thursday.A person approaches health workers in their car to get tested at Regina’s new drive-thru testing site. (Jean-Baptiste Demouy/Radio-Canada)It’s about 3:55 p.m. Thursday as I pull into the drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at the International Trade Centre in Regina.  Given that testing in…

Coronavirus Only 3 NFL teams will have fans in the stands for their home openers Coronavirus Only 3 NFL teams will have fans in the stands for their home openers

Coronavirus Only 3 NFL teams will have fans in the stands for their home openers

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The Cowboys, Chiefs and Dolphins are the only NFL teams that have promised to have fans in the stands during their first game of the regular season, the Boston Globe reports.Why it matters: Over 75% of the league has ruled out admitting fans at home openers over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, though a normal…

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Coronavirus Pew: 49% of Americans would not get COVID-19 vaccine if available today – Axios Coronavirus Pew: 49% of Americans would not get COVID-19 vaccine if available today – Axios

Coronavirus Pew: 49% of Americans would not get COVID-19 vaccine if available today – Axios

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51% of U.S. adults would “definitely or probably” get a coronavirus vaccine if the treatment were available today, while 49% would not, according to a Pew survey published Thursday.Why it matters: All major political and demographic groups said they are less likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine since May, Pew finds, although Republicans and Black…

Coronavirus AG Barr says lockdown orders ‘greatest’ civil liberties intrusion since slavery Coronavirus AG Barr says lockdown orders ‘greatest’ civil liberties intrusion since slavery

Coronavirus AG Barr says lockdown orders ‘greatest’ civil liberties intrusion since slavery

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Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday suggested that nationwide stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of the coronavirus were the ‘greatest intrusion on civil liberties’ in history ‘other than slavery.’ The panel discusses.Sept. 17, 2020

Coronavirus CDC chief urges mask wearing after Trump downplays effectiveness Coronavirus CDC chief urges mask wearing after Trump downplays effectiveness

Coronavirus CDC chief urges mask wearing after Trump downplays effectiveness

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During a town hall, President Donald Trump downplayed the effectiveness of mask wearing. During a Congressional testimony the day after the town hall, CDC Chief Dr. Robert Redfield urged mask wearing, saying it can help combat the spread of coronavirus: “We have clear scientific evidence they work … “I might even go so far as…

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Coronavirus Big Ten to resume football season in October Coronavirus Big Ten to resume football season in October

Coronavirus Big Ten to resume football season in October

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The Big Ten announced Wednesday that it will begin its football season during the weekend of Oct. 23-24, backed by daily coronavirus testing for all on-field personnel and enhanced cardiac screenings.Why it matters: The conference was the first Power 5 league to postpone its 2020 fall sports seasons because of coronavirus concerns.Each institution in the…

Coronavirus Six months that changed everything Coronavirus Six months that changed everything

Coronavirus Six months that changed everything

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Sunday marked six months since President Trump declared a national emergency over the coronavirus. If those six months feel like a blur to you, you’re not alone.The big picture: The sheer scale of what the U.S. has been through since March — a death toll equivalent to 65 Sept. 11 attacks, millions out of work,…

Bolt awaits coronavirus test result Bolt awaits coronavirus test result

Bolt awaits coronavirus test result

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Usain Bolt is widely regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all timeJamaican former sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is awaiting results of a recent coronavirus test while self-isolating.”Just to be safe, I’ll quarantine myself and just take it easy,” he said.Bolt held a birthday party in Jamaica and it is…

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Coronavirus: Who will get the vaccine first? Coronavirus: Who will get the vaccine first?

Coronavirus: Who will get the vaccine first?

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Image copyright Getty Images If or when scientists succeed in making a coronavirus vaccine, there won’t be enough to go around.Research labs and pharmaceutical companies are rewriting the rulebook on the time it takes to develop, test and manufacture an effective vaccine.Unprecedented steps are being taken to ensure roll-out of the vaccine is global. But…

Coronavirus The latest on the coronavirus outbreak for Sept. 4 – CBC.ca Coronavirus The latest on the coronavirus outbreak for Sept. 4 – CBC.ca

Coronavirus The latest on the coronavirus outbreak for Sept. 4 – CBC.ca

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The latest on the coronavirus outbreak from CBC News. Widespread COVID-19 vaccinations not expected until mid-2021, WHO says. Why millions of travellers have entered Canada despite COVID-19 travel restrictions. Canada added 246,000 jobs in August, but employment still 1 million short of pre-COVID level. Struggling with post-COVID-19 syndrome in a First Nation with limited health…

Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 4 new cases, 4 recoveries reported Friday – CBC.ca Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 4 new cases, 4 recoveries reported Friday – CBC.ca

Coronavirus COVID-19 in Sask: 4 new cases, 4 recoveries reported Friday – CBC.ca

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Saskatchewan has provided details on new drive-thru COVID-19 testing services in Regina and Saskatoon that are set to open next week.Health Minister Jim Reiter speaks to reporters about drive-thru testing sites set to launch in Regina and Saskatoon in the coming weeks at a press conference in Regina on Sept. 4, 2020. (CBC)Saskatchewan has provided…

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U.S. Stocks Open Lower as Fed Outlook Rattles Investors – The Wall Street Journal U.S. Stocks Open Lower as Fed Outlook Rattles Investors – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Stocks Open Lower as Fed Outlook Rattles Investors – The Wall Street Journal

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U.S. stocks fell Thursday, hurt by weakness in the labor market as uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on hiring. The S&P 500 dropped 0.8% to 3357. The Nasdaq Composite declined 1.3% to 10910, pushing the tech-heavy index further into negative territory for the month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped a four-day…

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